Strawberry-Gin Cocktail Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Apr. 16, 2010
Delish! Also excellent if substituted with a good quality vodka like Belvedere instead of the gin.
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Reviewed: Apr. 10, 2010
This is tasty, I think even more so if you substitute mint for the basil.
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Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2010
This was a very refreshing and delicious cocktail, especially if you like fresh strawberries. The basil really set it off nicely. Perfect!!
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Reviewed: Aug. 24, 2009
Such a lovely and refreshing cocktail. I love fresh basil in the summer and look for any chance to use it. I think it pairs well with the tangy sweetness of strawberries and the floral aromatics of gin. I did play around with some of the measurements to make it more my taste--3 strawberries, 3 basil leaves, 3 tsp sugar, and the rest stays the same. Delicious!!
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Reviewed: Jul. 30, 2009
I substituted about 8 fresh blueberries instead of a strawberry and it was DELICIOUS! The basil adds a nice earthy flavor that definitely complements the gin. I think I found my new party drink!
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Reviewed: Jul. 19, 2009
Oh my God! I would give this 10 stars if I could! I love fruity drinks in the summer but margaritas and daquiri's can get that way too sweet or too tart taste. This was the perfect balance of sweet and tart, but also really fresh. My husband even loved it. He said the fresh basil reminded him of when his mom would add fresh mint to iced tea when he was a kid. A new summer staple for us! Oh and we also dont usually like gin. We've got two bottles left from our wedding 3 years ago and havent used a drop. Thanks for a wonderful way to use it up that we really love!
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